Facts About Cinco de Mayo
What do you now about Cinco de Mayo? No, it’s not just a day to eat tasty Mexican food and drink margaritas, however, a great idea with Fat Mama’s Knock-You-Naked margaritas and tamales. There is more to it that you can learn and then impress your friends.
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the Fresh at Battle of Puebla in 1862. Puebla is in east-central Mexico, southeast of Mexico City. It is not Mexico’s Independence Day, which that is September 16.
Oddly, the USA celebrates the 5/4 holiday more than Mexico. In fact, it became popular after 1933 when Franklin Roosevelt instituted the Good Neighbor Policy, which aimed to have better relations with Mexico. Denver, CO, hosts the largest Cinco de Mayo festival which involves parades, carnival rides, and a taco eating contest. In Mexico, however, it is business as usual where stores and banks remain open.
80 million pounds of avocados are consumed in the US alone on Cinco de Mayo. That’s a lot of guac! The average person consumes 3.5 drinks on Cinco de Mayo and Americans drink more tequila than any other country.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Fat Mamas Tamales and Knock-You-Naked Margarita mix. You can get them both at our restaurant in Natchez, MS along with our other menu items or order tamales, margarita mix and Fire and Ice Pickles online.
Make this Cinco de Mayo estupendo with Fat Mamas!